July 2017

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Volume 29 Issue 7
This study compares the clinical feasibility and accuracy of non-contrast cardiovascular magnetic resonance to contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) angiography in order to provide a non-contrast alternative to CT annular sizing.
We describe a single-access “Trojan Horse” technique that minimizes bleeding while maintaining arterial access for rapid exchange of the Impella percutaneous ventricular assist device.
A certain minimal luminal cross-sectional area has been traditionally used in clinical practice as a cut-off value to determine severity of left main coronary artery (LMCA) stenosis. The present study was undertaken to define normal LMCA luminal area…